bloody minded

bloody minded

slang Petulant and argumentative in nature. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I hate spending time with bloody minded people who have a pessimistic response to all of my ideas. Don't listen to him—he's just bloody minded, and his argument doesn't even make sense.
See also: bloody, minded
References in classic literature ?
Look at these hags of squaws, friend Doctor; I have no judgment in savage tempers, if they are not bloody minded, and ready to work their accursed pleasures on us all.
I've wished again and again I'd been a bloody minded man, that I could have strangled the mother and the brats with one cord.
If Mr Barnier is going to be really bloody minded, declining to talk about trade until his outrageous financial demands are met, then we as a nation should walk, and say to Brussels, "you sell more to us than we to you, set your tariffs and we will respond accordingly.
Battling with the bloody minded is not helpful for anybody.
While halving the duty may seem unfair and not a "level playing field" and yes, a few may head north just to prove a point, rest easy Newcastle Airport - only the bloody minded will be avoiding you and the vast majority will still be gracing your concourses.
While halving the duty may seem unfair and not a "level playing field" and yes, a few may head north just to prove a point, but rest easy Newcastle Airport, only the bloody minded will be avoiding you and the vast majority will still be gracing your concourses.
Shame on the bloody minded, stubborn and downright wrong powers that be.
If you're in the market for a mini PC but don't like the word laptop, or crave something that is even more portable, although slightly less useful, or are just a bit bloody minded, then this could be the box for you.
All this is due to the bloody minded arrogance of the UK Government that is determined to create a GB soccer team in the 2012 London Olympics.
It's made me more bloody minded really, which is good because I wouldn't have achieved what I have otherwise.
ON the subject of Land Rover moving some of its production from Solihull, it always seems that the bosses are asking for change just to be bloody minded.
BLOODY MINDED TO THE VERY END (Bangkok Post, Bangkok)
He is the main promoter of the star system which evaluates architects entirely by showbiz, shock or just their tendency to be as bloody minded and absurd as possible.
The fact that it has been hijacked by bloody minded republicans and used as a political tool by Sinn Fein does it a great disservice.
I think that by this he meant to describe the French people as not so much a nation as a collection of bloody minded individuals, who, if pushed too far, will burn down the tax office and block motorways.